Pan-African poetry publishing collective releases videos of two poems from its just-published books—The Script of Bruises and The Other Names of Grief.

Abuja, Nigeria
21th February, 2021




West African and East African release dates will be announced in the coming weeks, then the rest of the world in partnership with Sentinel Publications UK. In the meantime, out-of-Nigeria pre-orders can be made by filling out this Contact Form.

If you love African poetry, follow Konya Shamsrumi on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Order The Other Names of Grief by Rasaq Malik Gbolahan HERE or The Script of Bruises by Funmi Gaji HERE if in Nigeria. Rest of the world, drop your details HERE and we will reach out when we launch in your regions.

Issued by Richard Ali (21/02/21)

Tinashe Tafirenyika, in 2017, became the first woman and youngest person to receive a National Arts Merit Award (NAMA) in Spoken Word Poetry in Zimbabwe. The same year she also received a Bulawayo Arts Award (BAA) for her poetry. In 2018 she became the only person to have won a NAMA twice in the Spoken Word Poetry category. Tinashe lives in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

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